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  • In This Issue:

    DanceMN UPDATE

    1. DanceMN TRANSITIONS AND THANKS

    PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

    2. THE RIGHT HERE SHOWCASE - NOVEMBER 21-23

    3. COMPOSING FORWARD: THE ART OF STEVE PAXTON - NOVEMBER 21-22

    4. TU DANCE FALL CONCERT AT THE O’SHAUGHNESSY - NOVEMBER 21-23

    5. PSALM 139: FEARFULLY & WONDERFULLY MADE BY GOD - NOVEMBER 21-22

    6. ZENON’S 32ND FALL SEASON AT THE COWLES CENTER - NOVEMBER 21-30

    7. SKIN(S) - NOVEMBER 22-23

    8. YOUNG DANCE PRESENTS WILD SWANS - NOVEMBER 22-23

    9. PAS DE DEUX PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER BALLET - NOVEMBER 22

    10. 9x22 DANCE/LAB - NOVEMBER 26

    11. ST. CROIX BALLET PRESENTS THE 24TH ANNUAL STILLWATER NUTCRACKER - NOVEMBER 28-30

    12. CHOREOGRAPHERS’ EVENING, CURATED BY KENNA-CAMARA COTTMAN - NOVEMBER 29

    13. SAINT PAUL BALLET PRESENTS WINTER COURTYARD AND TREE LIGHTING - NOVEMBER 29

    14. SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET PERFORMANCE PREVIEW - DECEMBER 4

    15. NORTHROP PRESENTS SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET - DECEMBER 4

    16. UNIVERSITY DANCE THEATER PRESENTS DANCE REVOLUTIONS - DECEMBER 4-7

    17. MEGAN MAYER PRESENTS SOFT FENCES - DECEMBER 4-7

    18. BARBI LEE DANCE ARTS PRESENTS THE 26TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF THE CHILDREN'S NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 6-7

    19. TAKE BACK THE TUTU LECTURE SERIES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET - DECEMBER 12

    20. TWIN CITIES BALLET OF MN PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 12-14

    21. SAINT PAUL BALLET PRESENTS “CLARA’S DREAM” FROM THE NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 18-21

    ONGOING CLASSES

    22. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES ADVANCED MODERN CLASSES AT TU DANCE AND ZENON

    23. NIA TECHNIQUE CLASSES

    24. CLASSES AT TAPESTRY FOLKDANCE CENTER

    25. TU DANCE CENTER OPEN CLASSES

    26. DROP-IN CLASSES AT ZENON DANCE SCHOOL

    27. OPEN TEEN AND ADULT CLASSES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET

    28. OPEN ADVANCED BALLET CLASSES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET

    29. WINTER INTENSIVE WITH STUART PIMSLER DANCE THEATER

    WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

    30. CONTACT IMPROVISATION WORK: THRU THE SKIN WORKSHOP WITH KAREN NELSON

    31. ANATOMY IN 3D FOR DANCERS: DEEP HIP AND CORE

    32. PILATES REFORMER 2 TEACHER TRAINING

    33. ZENON DANCE SCHOOL WINTER WORKSHOP WEEK - DECEMBER 29-JANUARY 2

    AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

    34. THEATRE TEACHER/DIRECTOR/MOVEMENT SPECIALIST, ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO

    35. OPEN CALL FOR DANCERS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS INTERESTED IN COLLABORATING WITH MUSICIANS

    36. AUDITION FOR BALLET ROYALE’S PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE DIVISION

    37. TWIN CITIES BALLET OFFERS TWO OPPORTUNITIES FOR MALE DANCERS

    38. ZENON DANCE ZONE CHOREOGRAPHER

    39. AUDITION FOR ZENON DANCE ZONE

    40. DANCE INSTRUCTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER AT MACALESTER COLLEGE

    GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

    41. MONDAY NIGHT GRANT CIRCLE

    SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

    42. NEW REHEARSAL SPACE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

    43. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON AND SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

    44. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

    45. MARLEY FOR RENT FROM ZENON DANCE COMPANY

    46. HOLISTIC WELLNESS AND SOMATIC BODYWORK WITH TAJA WILL

    47. DANCE STUDIO FOR RENT

    DanceMN UPDATE

    1. DanceMN TRANSITIONS AND THANKS

    It is with great appreciation that we say goodbye to Kaleena Miller as the volunteer editor and compiler of the Dance Community News. She has been compiling the newsletter since 2011 as an independent volunteer with DanceMN and for several years before that as an intern at the Southern. Without fail, she has delivered the newsletter every week, sometimes from as far away as Scotland and Hong Kong during a busy touring schedule. We are incredibly grateful for the many hours she has dedicated to keep the newsletter running.

    DanceMN is also grateful for the work of Tara King, who moves to Los Angeles next week. Tara was the driving force behind dancemn.org, volunteering numerous hours to build the website as well as leading the steering committee for the last year.

    We would also like to thank Emily Gastineau, who also served as volunteer newsletter compiler for almost 2 years, helping to relieve the burden of the weekly commitment. At the recommendation of these volunteers, as well as with the full support of the steering committee, we will be moving to a paid staff position for this work to ensure its stability.

    The steering committee is working on funding, hiring guidelines, and models for the successful continuation of the newsletter. To that end, we would like to thank all of the dance enthusiasts who donated on Give to the Max Day, helping to move us along this path.

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    PERFORMANCES and EVENTS

    2. THE RIGHT HERE SHOWCASE - NOVEMBER 21-23

    Weekend 2 - White Box

    Theater artist Kym Longhi, and contemporary dance artists Rosy Simas, and Vanessa Voskuil

    Friday, November 21:

    7:30 Kym Longhi - 9:00 Vanessa Voskuil

    Saturday, November 22:

    7:30 Rosy Simas - 9:00 Kym Longhi

    Sunday, November 23:

    7:30 Vanessa Voskuil - 9:00 Rosy Simas

    The Right Here Showcase is a new annual showcase of contemporary performance being launched to highlight and celebrate the wealth of performing arts excellence right here in Minnesota.

    The Right Here Showcase fills a gap in the local arts community by providing an annual juried platform to support Minnesota-based mid-career contemporary performing artists who create their own work and cultivate their own vision, and introduce new audiences to their work.

    Dates: November 21-23

    Location: The JSB TEKBOX, Cowles Center, 528 Hennepin Ave, Mpls

    Tickets: Suggested Donation $10-$25

    Reservations:rhs.eventbrite.com

    Information:www.righthereshowcase.weebly.com

    Artistic Producer: Paul Herwig, Co-Artistic Director, Off-Leash Area, offleash@offleasharea.org, 612-724-7372

    Paul Herwig is a fiscal year 2014 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Legislature; and by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

    Contact: Paul Herwig, offleash@offleasharea.org

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    3. COMPOSING FORWARD: THE ART OF STEVE PAXTON - NOVEMBER 21-22

    Walker Art Center

    Performances November 21–22

    http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2014/composing-forward-art-steve-paxton

    “A titan of the 1960s and ’70s avant-garde” —New York Times

    This multifaceted mini-festival celebrates the work of legendary dancer and choreographer Steve Paxton, the creator of the worldwide movement phenomenon contact improvisation. It concludes this weekend with a rare performance by Paxton himself, alongside his longtime collaborator and master improviser Lisa Nelson.

    Night Stand

    Friday–Saturday, November 21–22, 8 pm

    This poignant and incredibly nuanced duet created in 2004 is a “reminder that one of the pleasures of watching high-level improvised performances is the sense you get of on-the-spot decisions, of accidents that become baby epics, of tides that turn unexpectedly” (Deborah Jowitt’s DanceBeat).

    Contact: Andrea Brown, andrea.brown@walkerart.org

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    4. TU DANCE FALL CONCERT AT THE O’SHAUGHNESSY - NOVEMBER 21-23

    Join Toni Pierce-Sands and Uri Sands, as The O’Shaughnessy presents the launch of TU Dance’s 11th season with a fall dance concert featuring current choreographic perspectives from St. Paul, New York and Reykjavik, Iceland.

    The evening includes a world premiere by Icelandic choreographer Katrin Hall, specially commissioned by The O’Shaughnessy—a work that explores the essential need for space through Hall’s distinctively contemporary lens.

    Also on the program is Uri Sands’ “One” (2013), a work for six women which pays tribute to Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cell; “If and Or” (2013), a vibrant full-company work choreographed by Dwight Rhoden of Complexions Contemporary Ballet; and additional work from the company’s repertory.

    For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit http://oshag.stkate.edu/event/tu-dance.

    Contact: Laura Levinson, laura.levinson@tudance.org

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    5. PSALM 139: FEARFULLY & WONDERFULLY MADE BY GOD - NOVEMBER 21-22

    This dance show reflects the journal pages of teenage girls, revealing the insecurities that make them question their worth. While such struggles are commonplace, our Creator is eager to remind us that we are fearfully and wonderfully made by Him. Through video, music, and dance, Psalm 139 shares an important message and provides a meaningful experience for audience members of all ages.

    Friday, Nov.21st @ 7:00pm

    Saturday, Nov. 22nd @ 3:00pm & 7:00pm

    Grace Church in Eden Prairie

    Presented by Prairie School of Dance and returning for its fourth time at Grace Church (Yes, it is that good!)

    Purchase Tickets Online: www.TUTUTix.COM

    Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1489980771263814/?ref=22

    For more info, call 952-829-9436

    Contact: Sarah Steichen, sarahjsteichen@gmail.com

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    6. ZENON’S 32ND FALL SEASON AT THE COWLES CENTER - NOVEMBER 21-30

    World premieres by:

    Osnel Delgado, Northrop McKnight International Artist and Vanessa Anspaugh

    Reprises:

    "CAUGHT" by Stefanie Batten Bland

    "My Very Empty Mouth" by Wynn Fricke

    The maverick Zenon Dance Company, a modern and jazz dance institution that continues to influence and enhance the Minnesota dance scene, announces its 32st Fall Season, November 21-30 at The Cowles Center in Minneapolis. The program showcases Cuban choreographer Osnel Delgado’s first dance piece on a U.S. company, “Coming Home.” The Cuban choreographer is this year’s Northrop McKnight International Artist. Zenon also premieres “blind drive driveway” by Brooklyn-based choreographer Vanessa Anspaugh.

    What: Zenon Dance Company’s 32nd Fall Season

    When: Fridays and Saturdays, November 21-22, 28-29—8 p.m.

    Sunday, November 30—2 p.m.

    Where: The Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts

    Tickets: $34 (fees included)

    Delgado describes “Coming Home” as “a piece about a journey” in which the sport of baseball (beloved by Cubans and Americans) became common ground between the choreographer and the dancers, and also “a metaphor for life, confrontation, and people coming together for a common goal.” Fleeting gestures and abstracted movements from baseball are embedded in the dynamic, contemporary dance work.

    Anspaugh calls “blind drive driveway” a “landscape of wild multiplicity” in which she and the Zenon dancers “explore the tensions between self and other through themes of possession and surrender.” Elevating absence and longing with ritualistic reverence, Anspaugh interrogates our insatiable desire to connect and the ways in which we resist connection.

    Contact: Danielle Robinson-Prater, danielle@zenondance.org

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    7. SKIN(S) - NOVEMBER 22-23

    New dance by Rosy Simas

    with Debby Kajiyama and José Navarrette from the San Francisco Bay Area in the Right Here Showcase

    November 22nd at 7:30PM and November 23rd at 9PM

    Reservations are free and recommended. Tickets are pay-as-able at the door.

    Information: http://www.rosysimas.com

    Tickets: http://righthereshowcase.weebly.com/dates---times---tix.html

    Showcased during the two weekends (Nov 14-23) are: Bart Buch, Deborah Jinza

    Thayer, Kym Longhi, Gadu, Rosy Simas, and Vanessa Voskuil.

    Contact: Rosy Simas, dance@rosysimas.com

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    8. YOUNG DANCE PRESENTS WILD SWANS - NOVEMBER 22-23

    Young Dance presents Wild Swans, a collaboration with composer Sarah Miller, actor/singer Christina Baldwin, and the Young Dance All Abilities class.

    The Wild Swans is a presentation in story, song and dance of Hans Christian Andersen’s

    classic fairy tale about eleven princes, one princess and, of course, a wicked step-mother.

    Christina Baldwin, singer and narrator, will be joined by a six piece ensemble and a cast of professional and student dancers living with and without disabilities.

    Sarah Miller composed original music to narrate the events of the story, while Gretchen Pick worked with members of the Young Dance All Abilities class to create movement images to evoke the transformation that the characters undergo in the story.

    Performances are:

    Saturday, November 22nd at 4:30 p.m. at MacPhail Center for Music, 501 S. 2nd St.

    Sunday, November 23rd at 6:00 p.m. at the Southern Theater, 1420 S. Washington Ave.

    Suggested donation $5-10 at the door.

    Contact: Gretchen Pick, gretchen@youngdance.org

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    9. PAS DE DEUX PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER BALLET - NOVEMBER 22

    Saturday, November 22

    2:30 and 6:00 pm

    St Paul U of M Student Union Theater

    2017 Buford Avenue, St Paul

    Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Cash please; ATM on site.

    No admittance under age 3

    To order tickets in advance, please contact the studio at studio@pasdedeuxdance.com by Thursday, November 20.

    Contact: Miss Zachari Pas de Deux Dance Studio, studio@pasdedeuxdance.com

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    10. 9x22 DANCE/LAB - NOVEMBER 26

    Featuring Taja Will, Margot Bassett, Prem Govindaswamy

    9x22 DANCE/LAB- November 26, 2014

    8:00 PM (7:00 doors), $6-16 (sliding scale)

    Bryant Lake Bowl Cabaret Theater

    810 W Lake St.

    Minneapolis, MN 55408-2846

    www.bryantlakebowl.com

    BLB Ticketline: 612-825-8949 for reservations

    Full-service restaurant and bar in theater

    In its eleventh year, 9x22 Dance/Lab features unfettered dance exploration. A discussion moderated by choreographer/curator Laurie Van Wieren follows each piece, giving audience and choreographer alike the opportunity to react and explore the work together. 9x22 Dance/Lab was founded in August 2003. Each month, three choreographers show work of varying styles and experience. 9x22 has become known as a place where seasoned and new choreographers can present their work and discuss it with an informed and engaged audience.

    Contact: Laurie Van Wieren Projects, laurievanwieren@gmail.com

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    11. ST. CROIX BALLET PRESENTS THE 24TH ANNUAL STILLWATER NUTCRACKER - NOVEMBER 28-30

    Celebrate the holidays with St. Croix Ballet’s narrated, family-friendly Victorian Christmas Ballet! The Stillwater Nutcracker, now in its 24th year, is a classical version that is choreographed to the music of Tchaikovsky, and follows the traditional story of a young girl named Clara and her magical Christmas dream. Set in Victorian era Stillwater, it includes live narration and is performed by the exuberant dancing of children from ages five through professional level dancers who grace the show with beauty and spirit.

    Each year we inaugurate the holidays with this beloved Christmas tradition on Thanksgiving weekend. We would love to have you join us!

    Nutcracker Performances are held at the Stillwater Area High School Auditorium with 6 shows:

    Friday, November 28: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

    Saturday, November 29: 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

    Sunday, November 30: 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm

    Tickets and more info available at: http://stcroixballet.com/tickets.aspx

    Contact: Susan Peterson, sjpeterson005@gmail.com

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    12. CHOREOGRAPHERS’ EVENING, CURATED BY KENNA-CAMARA COTTMAN - NOVEMBER 29

    Walker Art Center

    Saturday, November 29, 7 & 9:30 pm

    http://www.walkerart.org/calendar/2014/choreographers-evening-3

    From established dancemakers forging new ideas to the scene’s youngest and brightest, Choreographers’ Evening has, over the course of 40-plus years, become an honored rite of passage for Minnesota dance artists. This snappy sampler of works lasting seven minutes or less gives you the inside scoop on our thriving local scene. This year’s curator is choreographer Kenna-Camara Cottman, a self-described move-buster, 4th-wall-hater, and circle-creator.

    Featured Choreographers:

    Kendra Dennard

    In New Company (INC)

    Canaan Mattson

    Blake Nellis & Taja Will

    Junauda Petrus

    Deneane Richburg

    Deja Stowers

    Darrius Strong

    Tonya Williams

    Ashley Yergens

    Contact: Andrea Brown, andrea.brown@walkerart.org

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    13. SAINT PAUL BALLET PRESENTS WINTER COURTYARD AND TREE LIGHTING - NOVEMBER 29

    Join us for a FREE performance November 29th at the Landmark Center during their annual Winter Courtyard and Tree Lighting! Saint Paul Ballet company members will be performing the Snow Scene from their upcoming performance of Clara's Dream.

    Location: 75 West 5th Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

    Time: 3:00-6:00pm

    Contact: Brittany Adams, spcb@spcballet.org

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    14. SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET PERFORMANCE PREVIEW - DECEMBER 4

    Thursday, Dec 4, 6:15 pm

    Best Buy Theater

    Free and open to the public

    Gain insight into the performance at an in-depth conversation with Suzanne Farrell, Artistic Director, and Kristen Gallagher, Ballet Mistress, about the evening’s program. Sally Rousse, 2014 McKnight Artist Dancer Fellow, will facilitate the discussion.

    For more info, please visit:

    http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/suzanne-farrell-ballet-performance-preview

    Contact: Cari Hatcher, northrop@umn.edu

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    15. NORTHROP PRESENTS SUZANNE FARRELL BALLET - DECEMBER 4

    Thursday, Dec 4, 7:30 pm

    Carlson Family Stage at Northrop

    $74, $64, $49

    Swan Lake (First Act)

    “Allegro Brilliante”

    “The Concert”

    Enjoy a sparkling sampling of Balanchine from this highly lauded ballet company, including Balanchine’s enchanting original 1951 version of Swan Lake, based on Lev Ivanov’s choreography for Act II. The other company premieres include “Allegro Brillante” for 10 dancers set to Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.3, of which Balanchine said “it contains everything I know about the classical ballet in 13 minutes” and Jerome Robbin’s “The Concert (or The Perils of Everybody),” set to music by Chopin.

    In just over a decade, The Suzanne Farrell Ballet has evolved from an educational program of the Kennedy Center to a highly lauded ballet company. To date, the company has over thirty-five ballets in its repertoire, including works by Farrell’s mentors George Balanchine, Maurice Béjart, and Jerome Robbins.

    For more info and tickets, please visit:

    http://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/suzanne-farrell-ballet-0

    Contact: Cari Hatcher, northrop@umn.edu

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    16. UNIVERSITY DANCE THEATER PRESENTS DANCE REVOLUTIONS - DECEMBER 4-7

    Directed by Toni Pierce-Sands with four world premieres by choreographers Gregory Dolbashian (New York), Justin Jones (Minneapolis), Maurya Kerr (San Francisco) and Scott Rink (Minneapolis).

    For tickets and information call: U of M Arts/Events Ticket Office at 612-624-2345 or visit dance.umn.edu

    Tickets are also available at the door one hour prior to performances.

    Tickets: $6 Students; $11 U of M faculty and staff; $16 General Public

    What: Dance Revolutions

    Who: University of Minnesota Theatre Arts and Dance

    When: December 4, 5, 6 at 7:30pm

    December 7 at 2:00pm

    Where: Rarig Center's Whiting Proscenium, 330 21st Avenue South, Minneapolis

    Parking: Customer parking is available in the 21st Ave. Parking Ramp, located across from the Rarig Center on the University of Minnesota West Bank Campus

    Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu

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    17. MEGAN MAYER PRESENTS SOFT FENCES - DECEMBER 4-7

    Hello, friends! I'm thrilled to invite you to the premiere of Soft Fences, an intimate project close to my heart that I've been creating for over two years. I'm working with a stellar cast and crew and I can't wait to share this work with you. I look forward to seeing you at the show!

    Thank you,

    Megan

    Soft Fences

    Created by Megan Mayer

    Loss. Transformation. Astronauts.

    An evening-length dance performance inspired by extreme journey, reentry and resilience.

    Performances:

    December 4, 2014 8pm

    December 5, 2014 8pm

    December 6, 2014 8pm

    December 7, 2014 2pm matinee

    Red Eye Theater

    15 W 14th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403

    LIMITED SEATING!

    $15 Advance tickets available now

    $18 at door

    The Killer Cast & Crew:

    Performed by Charles Campbell, Angharad Davies, Jim Domenick, Megan Mayer and Stephanie Stoumbelis, with video cameos of Elliott Durko Lynch & Greg Waletski

    Production Design by Elliott Durko Lynch

    Lighting Design by Heidi Eckwall

    Video Design by Kevin Obsatz and Megan Mayer

    Soft Fences is made possible by funding and support from the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Maggie Allesee National Center for Choreography (MANCC), Red Eye Theater and generous private donors.

    Contact: Megan Mayer, pitchred@gmail.com

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    18. BARBI LEE DANCE ARTS PRESENTS THE 26TH ANNUAL PRODUCTION OF THE CHILDREN'S NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 6-7

    Saturday, December 6, 7 pm

    Sunday, December 7, 3 pm

    Richfield Middle School

    73rd and Oliver Ave S

    Tickets $10 for children of all ages.

    Contact: Barbara Lotsberg, barbilee@aol.com

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    19. TAKE BACK THE TUTU LECTURE SERIES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET - DECEMBER 12

    Saint Paul Ballet is proud to introduce our Take Back the Tutu Lecture Series! In partnership with The Emily Program and community professionals, we will bring you a dynamic set of lectures over the next nine months. From body image awareness to injury prevention, we are committed to bringing you information on how to be a holistic, healthy dancer.

    Please join us on Friday December 12th, 7:00 pm at 655 Fairview Avenue N in Saint Paul, for our FREE lecture Series.

    For a complete list of lectures go to: http://www.spcballet.org/company/take-back-the-tutu/

    Call the studio at 651.690.1588 or send an email to spcb@spcballet.org with any questions.

    Visit http://www.spcballet.org/ for more information.

    Contact: Brittany Adams, spcb@spcballet.org

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    20. TWIN CITIES BALLET OF MN PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 12-14

    Twin Cities Ballet performs its flagship traditional, full-length professional production of Denise Vogt's Nutcracker Ballet to full houses each year at the south metro's premier professional theater, Ames Center (formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center). The cast of approximately 120 consists of TCB's core company of professional dancers and apprentices, dancers from other local and national professional dance companies, students from area dance schools, and community residents.

    Performances:

    Friday, December 12, 7:00pm

    Saturday, December 13, 2:00pm

    Saturday, December 13, 7:00pm

    Sunday, December 14, 1:00pm

    Sunday, December 14, 4:30pm

    Tickets available in person at the Ames Center Box Office, or via Ticketmaster at 800-982-2787 or at www.Ticketmaster.com

    Directions to Ames Center (formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center) :

    I-35W to US Hwy 13-North Exit; Hwy 13 North to Nicollet Ave (first light); turn Right (south) on Nicollet; Turn Right on Travelers Trail; Ames Center is on the Left (about ½ block)

    Ames Center Address: 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville, MN 55337

    Contact: Denise Vogt, info@twincitiesballet.org

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    21. SAINT PAUL BALLET PRESENTS CLARA’S DREAM FROM THE NUTCRACKER - DECEMBER 18-21

    Saint Paul Ballet presents Clara's Dream from The Nutcracker, a must-see holiday event for the whole family. The company leads a cast of eighty in this family-friendly, hour and ten minute show. It is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance with the familiar music of Tchiakovsky's Nutcracker Suite including “The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy” and “Waltz of the Flowers.”

    The performances will be held at Macalester College Theater, December 18 at 7pm, December 19 at 7:30pm, December 20 at 2pm and 7:30pm, and December 21 at 2pm.

    Purchase tickets here: http://clarasdream2014.brownpapertickets.com/ Call the studio at 651.690.1588 or send an email to spcb@spcballet.org with any questions.

    Contact: Brittany Adams, spcb@spcballet.org

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    ONGOING CLASSES

    22. ERIN THOMPSON TEACHES ADVANCED MODERN CLASSES AT TU DANCE AND ZENON

    Please join Erin Thompson for advanced modern technique classes:

    TU Dance Center, Tuesdays, 9:30-11:00 am

    Zenon Dance School, Thursdays, 9:30-11:00 am

    Both classes feature live accompaniment.

    Tu Dance Center: 2121 University Avenue, St. Paul

    Zenon Dance School: 528 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis

    Contact: Erin Thompson, thomp065@umn.edu

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    23. NIA TECHNIQUE CLASSES

    Dance. Stretch. Start your day. NEW morning class, based on the Nia Technique. Eclectic music, safe strengthening, work up a sweat or sway your way. Led by Amy Lamphere- Nia Green Belt/Producer/Choreographer.

    Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:45 - 8:45 am.

    Movement Arts Center, 40th and Bryant Ave S, Mpls.

    For a limited time, these classes are pay-as-you-may.

    Your first class is free.

    Drop-in classes ($10) and Multi-class punch cards will be available in 2015. For more information, please email a-lamp@earthlink.net or visit www.nianow.com/amy-lamphere.

    Contact: Amy Lamphere, a-lamp@earthlink.net

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    24. CLASSES AT TAPESTRY FOLKDANCE CENTER

    Tapestry creates opportunities for participating in the joys of dance and music from around the world. Check out our up-coming dances:

    Thursday, November 20

    Tapestry Bollywood Dance

    7:00-8:30pm

    $8 general, $6 members, $5 students, free admission to kids 13 and under

    Friday, November 21

    Line Dance Party

    Guest Teacher Judy Procai

    7:30-11:00pm

    $10

    International Folkdance

    With Jan Morse

    7:30-9:00pm

    $8 general, $6 members, $5 students, free admission to kids 13 and under

    Tapestry Request Dancing

    9:00-11:30pm

    (Included with admission to International Dance)

    Saturday, November 22

    Hambo

    6:30-7:30pm

    $5 Hambo Only, $10 Hambo+Contra member, $12 Hambo+Contra general

    Tapestry Contra Dance

    Live music by Ken Steffenson & Friends

    with caller David Kirchner

    7:30-11:00pm

    $10 general, $8 members, $7 students, free admission to kids 13 and under

    Sunday, November 23

    Tapestry (Mostly) Waltz Afternoons

    3:30-6:00pm

    5$

    Tapestry and Woven Ring English Country Dance

    With Mary Kay Schladweiler

    7:00-9:00pm

    5$

    Tapestry Folkdance Center

    3748 Minnehaha Avenue

    Minneapolis, MN 55406

    612-722-2914

    www.tapestryfolkdance.org

    Contact: Martha Megarry, staff@tapestryfolkdance.org

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    25. TU DANCE CENTER OPEN CLASSES

    TU Dance Center offers several classes for beginning, intermediate and advanced level. Join us in our spacious studios!

    Morning Open Classes

    Monday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Elayna Waxse

    Tuesday, 9:30-11:00am, Modern with Erin Thompson

    Wednesday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Laurel Keen

    Thursday, 8:30-9:30am, Yoga with Sarah Baumert (CANCELED THIS WEEK, 11/20 ONLY)

    Thursday, 9:30-11:00am, Ballet with Abdo Sayegh

    Friday, 9:30-11:00am, Horton based Modern with Toni Pierce (CANCELED THIS WEEK, 11/21 ONLY)

    Sunday, 10:30am-12:00pm, Adult Beginning Ballet with Tina Anderson

    Afternoon/Evening Open Classes

    Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm, Advanced Horton based Modern with Toni Pierce-Sands (Wednesday, 11/19, Modern with Penny Freeh)

    Wednesdays, 7:30-9:00pm, Advanced/Intermediate ballet with Abdo Sayegh

    Thursdays, 7:15-8:45pm, West African with Kenna-Camara Cottman

    Fridays, 5:30-7:00pm, Advanced Ballet with Laurel Keen

    Saturdays, 3:00-4:00pm, Advanced/Intermediate Contemporary with Blake Nellis

    For more information visit "Open Classes" at http:www.tudance.org. Schedule

    is subject to change. Cost: $14/class, $120/10-class card.

    TU Dance Center is located at 2121 University Avenue West, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55114. Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side. (Free parking in the lot in front of TU Dance Center)

    Contact: Laura Levinson, laura.levinson@tudance.org

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    26. DROP-IN CLASSES AT ZENON DANCE SCHOOL

    Zenon Dance School holds weekly open classes with some of the best instructors in the Twin Cities! All ages and levels are welcome to take classes as a drop-in.

    This is a partial list, check out our website for a full schedule: http://www.zenondance.org/school/classes.html

    ADULT ADVANCED/INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

    Mondays:

    9:30-11am, Advanced Ballet with Lisa Erickson

    5-6pm, Intermediate Tap with Rush Benson

    8-9pm, Intermediate 1 Hip Hop with Erin Sheppard

    Tuesdays:

    9:30-11am, Advanced Modern with Penny Freeh

    5:30-6:30pm, Inversion Dance with Jennifer Ilse

    Wednesdays:

    9:30-11:30am, Advanced Improvisation/Contact Improv with HIJACK

    Thursdays:

    9:30-11am,Advanced Modern with Erin Thompson

    7:00-8:30pm, Intermediate 1 Modern with Dustin Haug

    Fridays:

    9:30-11am, Body Re-Education with Rosy Simas and Krista Langberg

    9:30-11am,Advanced Jazz with Jennifer Glaws

    12-1:30pm, Intermediate 2 Ballet with Penny Freeh

    Saturdays:

    10-11:30am, Intermediate 2 Modern with Hannah Kramer

    12:30-2pm, Intermediate Jazz with Rush Benson

    ADULT BEGINNING CLASSES

    Mondays: 8-9pm, Beginning 1 Hip Hop with Arturo Miles

    Tuesdays: 6:30-8pm, Beginning 1 Jazz with Allison Rubin

    Wednesdays: 5:30-7pm, Beginning 1 Ballet with Marcia Keegan

    Thursdays: 12-1:30pm, Beginning 1 Ballet with Renee Guittar

    Saturdays:

    9-10am, Open Level Yoga with Ariel Linnerson

    9-10am, Fundamental Modern with Roxanne Wallace

    10-11:30am, Beginning 1 Modern with Roxanne Wallace

    12:30-2pm, Fundamental Ballet with Benjamin Johnson

    YOUTH CLASSES in Modern, Tap, Jazz, Ballet, and Creative Movement for ages 3-14. Check our schedule for details!

    Winter Session begins January 5. Check zenondance.org for more details.

    Contact: Molly Johnston, molly@zenondance.org

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    27. OPEN TEEN AND ADULT CLASSES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET

    Call the studio at 651.690.1588 or send an email to info@spcballet.org to enroll.

    For full class descriptions and tuition visit http://www.spcballet.org/

    Teen Beginning Ballet (no experience necessary; ages 12-18)

    Introduction to the technique and artistry of ballet, musicality and terminology.

    Tuesday 7:00-8:00pm Grand Ave Studio

    Teen Open Ballet (6 months of experience ; ages 12-18)

    Continuation of technique and artistry of ballet including ballet barre and centre exercises.

    Wednesday 5:00-6:30pm Grand Ave Studio

    Adult Beginning Ballet (no experience; ages 16+)

    Introduction to the technique and artistry of ballet, musicality and terminology.

    Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm Grand Ave Studio

    Saturdays 8:30-9:30am Grand Ave Studio

    Adult Lifelong Ballet

    This is a less strenuous class for the mature dancer who loves the elegance of ballet at a slower pace.

    Monday 10:00-11:00am Grand Ave Studio

    Teen and Adult Open Ballet (6 months of experience)

    These technique classes offer more demanding movement vocabulary and combinations.

    Tuesday 8:00-9:30pm Grand Ave Studio

    Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm Grand Ave Studio

    Thursday 7:00-8:30pm Fairview Ave Studio

    Friday 10:00-11:30am Grand Ave Studio

    Saturday 9:30-11:00am Grand Ave Studio

    CLASS CARDS

    4-class card: $54, good for 3 months from date of purchase. 8-class card: $98, good for 3 months from date of purchase. 12-class card: $132

    Contact: Brittany Adams, spcb@spcballet.org

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    28. OPEN ADVANCED BALLET CLASSES AT SAINT PAUL BALLET

    For more information visit

    http://www.spcballet.org/company/classes_auditions/

    Call the studio at 651.690.1588 or send an email to info@spcballet.org

    Tuesday 10:00-11:30am technique with Marianne Raub

    Wednesday 10:00-11:30am technique with Barbara Weinstine

    Thursday 10:00-11:30am technique with Maureen Haworth

    Sunday 11:30-1:00pm technique with Chris Onusko (Some Sundays this fall with Lirena Branitski)

    Cost: $15/class, $8/working professionals, $10/undergrad

    Class Cards: 4-class card: $54, good for 3 months from date of purchase. 8-class card: $98

    good, for 3 months from date of purchase. 12-class card: $132

    Contact: Brittany Adams, spcb@spcballet.org

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    29. WINTER INTENSIVE WITH STUART PIMSLER DANCE THEATER

    Wednesdays: November 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17

    6:00-7:30

    The Cowles Center, Studio 5B

    $45/Pre-Register for the next 4 classes

    $15/Drop-in

    Our Summer Intensive students have spoken, and we have responded.

    Join us for a SUMMER-LIKE intensive in the winter.

    Email spdanthcontact@gmail.com to pre-register or to let us know that you're coming.

    Facebook event page:

    https://www.facebook.com/events/353762058137926/?ref_newsfeed_story_type=regular

    Contact: Kathleen Pender, spdanthcontact@gmail.com

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    WORKSHOPS, MASTER CLASSES and INTENSIVES

    30. CONTACT IMPROVISATION WORK: THRU THE SKIN WORKSHOP WITH KAREN NELSON

    Saturday & Sunday, November 22 & 23, 10-4pm

    Cowles Center’s Target Education Studio, The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts

    Cost for workshop: $150-250 sliding scale

    To register email wendyruble@gmail.com and send a $50 deposit. Space is limited.

    This is an incredible opportunity to study with master contact improvisor Karen Nelson. This open level workshop will explore inner and outer spirals following the many double helix structures found though the body and with a partner. Tracking, blending and harmonizing center, enhancing the activity of physical listening and choice, entering and exiting dances, seeing/being space, and allowing the body’s relationship with gravity to do the talking. Lots of “standing around,” small dance practice, as prelude and interlude to copious open dancing.

    Karen Nelson brings Tuning Improvisation and Material for the Spine to her 35-year practice of Contact Improvisation dancing, performing and teaching. Influenced as well by her studies in Aikido, Feldenkrais, Focusing, QiGong, NVC and meditation, she is compelled towards a holistic view of embodied dancing. She has collaborated on many projects including co-founding DanceAbility, Breitenbush Jam, Diverse Dance Research Retreat, and the performance group Image Lab. She teaches group retreats and workshops, works one to one, and performs her solo and collaborative work at home (Vashon Island, WA) and abroad.

    This programming is made possible by The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts, the BodyCartography Project, Hijack and the Walker Art Center.

    http://bodycartography.org/portfolio/5048/

    Contact: Olive Bieringa, olive@bodycartography.org

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    31. ANATOMY IN 3D FOR DANCERS: DEEP HIP AND CORE

    Cari Riis Stemmler, BB Pilates Master Teacher, PMA Gold® CPT

    Saturday, November 22, 2014

    9:30am – 1pm

    Paragon Pilates and Physical Therapy, conf. room

    Anatomy in Three Dimensions™ is the best way to understand the musculoskeletal system and integrate the knowledge into your own life as a dancer. In this 3 hour course, you will build each muscle in clay and place it on a specially designed skeleton. We will build the muscles of the deep hip and core, and do movement to help imprint the functionality of the muscles. (Subsequent coursework will be offered on the upper extremity & lower extremity.) Previous students have included dancers, dance teachers, Pilates teachers, yoga teachers, nurses, and physical therapists. They have said, "The hands on aspect of the course helped to integrate the learning at a deeper level". The deeper your knowledge is in 3D anatomy, the better teacher you will become!

    Space is limited to 8 people.

    Fee: $99

    Register: http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=13182&stype=-8&sView=week&sDate=5/10/2014

    Contact: Ginny Massie, ginny@paragonpilatespt.com or Cari Riis Stemmler,

    cari@paragonpilatespt.com

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    32. PILATES REFORMER 2 TEACHER TRAINING

    With Cari Riis Stemmler, BB Pilates Master Teacher, PMA Gold® CPT. Roger Gonzalez Hibner

    Friday, December 5 to Sunday, December 7, 2014

    Friday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Saturday 11:30 am - 6:00 pm

    Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

    Paragon Pilates and Physical Therapy

    Reformer 2 includes intermediate exercises and modifications designed for group and individual instruction. Teaching successful classes to clients at different levels of ability is emphasized, along with variations on sequences and progressing your class from the beginning to intermediate level. 1 year experience teaching movement, anatomy, 30 Pilates Reformer classes or personal training sessions.

    Class: $499.00

    Materials Fee (Manual & DVD): $75.00

    Register:

    http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=13182&stype=-8&sView=week&sDate=5/10/2014

    Contact: Ginny Massie, ginny@paragonpilatespt.com or Cari Riis Stemmler,

    cari@paragonpilatespt.com

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    33. ZENON DANCE SCHOOL WINTER WORKSHOP WEEK - DECEMBER 29-JANUARY 2

    Dance your way into the new year! Zenon Dance School is offering a variety of classes December 29-January 2 from $14-$16.

    Save on these workshops by taking advantage of the Early Bird Special:

    Register online before December 19th and receive $1 off.

    Drop-ins are welcome the day of workshops. Cash, check and Visa/Mastercard accepted.

    SCHEDULE:

    Monday, December 29

    10am-12pm-Contemporary Forms with Leslie Parker ($16)

    5:30-7pm-Intermediate Tap with Kaleena Miller ($14)

    Tuesday, December 30

    10am-12pm-Finding Your Groove with Erinn Liebhard ($16)

    5:30-7pm-Beginning/Intermediate Ballet with Becky Stanchfield ($14)

    Wednesday, December 31

    10am-12pm-Ringing in the New Year, Intermediate/Advanced Modern with Erin Thompson ($16)

    Friday, January 2

    10:30-12pm-Chakra Yoga Dance with Wendy Billie ($14)

    Visit our Facebook Event for more details about workshops and registration:

    https://www.facebook.com/events/637606003015723/

    Questions? Call the Zenon office (612.338.1101).

    Contact: Molly Johnston, molly@zenondance.org

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    AUDITIONS, JOBS and OPEN CALLS

    34. THEATRE TEACHER/DIRECTOR/MOVEMENT SPECIALIST, ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AT MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO

    Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 5, 2015.

    Position: Tenure-Track (Probationary*)

    Date of Appointment: August 17, 2015

    Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities include teaching courses such as Movement for Theatre,

    Fundamentals of Directing, Audition Methods, Tap Dance; Jazz Dance, Theatre Speech I, Musical Theatre Acting I, Careers in Theatre and other courses based on the applicant’s expertise.

    The successful candidate is expected to direct two main stage productions and choreograph, or supervise the choreography of, musicals presented by the department. The successful candidate will be assigned undergraduate major advisees in the performance area and graduate MFA Acting,Musical Theatre and Directing candidates. In addition, all MSU faculty are expected to participate to service to the department, university and community.

    Required Qualifications:

    MFA or Ph.D. in Theatre.

    Professional theatre experience.

    Collegiate teaching experience including theatre and dance.

    Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm. A complete online

    application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

    Cover Letter

    Resume/Curriculum Vitae

    Contact information for three (3) references

    Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree

    Contact: Julie Kerr-Berry, julie.kerr-berry@mnsu.edu

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    35. OPEN CALL FOR DANCERS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS INTERESTED IN COLLABORATING WITH MUSICIANS

    Visual Grooves: A Showcase of Rhythmic Dance and Live Music

    Presented by Molly Stoltz and Erinn Liebhard of Rhythmically Speaking

    We invite musicians and choreographers to submit their applications and their interest in participating in Visual Grooves, a collaborative music and dance showcase that will be organized and presented in Winter 2015. We want to bring musicians and dancers to create new, original work to be shown in a casual setting. We have three goals in creating this project: supporting both emerging and experienced artists who are looking to expand their horizons, supporting new collaborations in creating original music paired with rhythm-based improvisation and choreography where each has shaped and informed the other, and foster relationships in the performing arts community that will continue artistic works in the future.

    Collaborations will be chosen based on how they fit the goals of the project, but also by the artist’s willingness to contribute their own thoughts and ideas to the project.

    Guidelines:

    The work must be rhythm-based. All genres are welcome, but it must connect to the music.

    The work must be original. No cover songs, no re-staging work!

    Timeline:

    November 28, 2014: Applications Due

    December 17, 2014: Decision is announced, and artists notified via email.

    Week of February 16: Check-in meeting

    Tech and First performance will be in late March (depending on the venue/availability).

    Please contact Molly Stoltz for more information and the application questions.

    Contact: Molly Kay Stoltz, mstoltz25@gmail.com

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    36. AUDITION FOR BALLET ROYALE’S PROFESSIONAL TRAINEE DIVISION

    Unique in Minnesota, Ballet Royale's Professional Trainee Division is an elite daytime training program that provides a comprehensive advanced course of study for talented, ambitious and committed students from all over the country who wish to maximize their personal growth and/or pursue dance professionally. All students in this program are on partial scholarship, and admission to the program is by audition and invitation only.

    This weekday afternoon program provides training in Ballet Technique, Pointe, Men’s Class, Performance (Musical Theater) Jazz, Modern (Contemporary) dance, Repertoire, Pas de Deux, independent workshops, guest teachers, personal coaching, Pilates/Injury Prevention, Advanced Variations and multiple performance opportunities. In addition to receiving the finest professional dance training, Professional Trainee Division students also serve as apprentices with Twin Cities Ballet of Minnesota, the resident dance company of Ames Center (formerly Burnsville Performing Arts Center), and train alongside TCB's professional company members.

    Audition Information:

    To accommodate the various schedules of potential Professional Trainee Division participants, students interested in auditioning for the program should contact Ballet Royale directly and arrange to take an audition class.

    For more information and to schedule an audition class: Call 952-898-3163 or

    email info@BalletRoyaleMN.org

    Contact: Rick Vogt, info@balletroyalemn.org

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    37. TWIN CITIES BALLET OFFERS TWO OPPORTUNITIES FOR MALE DANCERS

    Seeking:

    1) A professional male Dancer for the 2014–15 spring season as a full company member salaried employee, January to mid-may 2015

    2) Company Trainee: on-going openings for an advanced male student to both train with TCB's official school, Ballet Royale Minnesota, in its Professional Trainee Division day program with educational financial aid packet, and take class and dance with TCB company members for the 2014-2015 season.

    Applicants must have advanced classical ballet and contemporary (modern) technique, strong performance skills, and who have an excellent work ethic and a desire to continually grow and advance both technically and artistically.

    Interested dancers should contact Twin Cities Ballet's Artistic Director Denise Vogt at info@TwinCitiesBallet.org or call 952-452-3163. Video links of class and/or performances in different genres is recommended but not required.

    Dancers will receive company class each weekday afternoon, with rehearsals primarily on the weekends during non-performance weeks. Expect to participate in TCB's new spring production of Narnia in May at the south metro's premier professional theater, the Ames Center, as well as other smaller venues doing shorter mixed genre pieces as additional

    opportunities arise throughout the year.

    Interested dancers: for more information on applying and/or to arrange an audition with the company, please contact us at info@TwinCitiesBallet.org , or call 952-452-3163.

    http://www.twincitiesballet.org/documents/TCBCCompanyAudition.htm

    Contact: Denise Vogt, info@twincitiesballet.org

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    38. ZENON DANCE ZONE CHOREOGRAPHER

    Zenon Dance School is accepting applications for choreographers interested in working with Zenon Dance Zone Performance Group students in a 12-week choreographic process ending with 3 performances.

    Winter/Spring Zone Session: February 2-May 3 (No rehearsals March 16-22)

    Zone Performances: May 1 & 2 @ 8:00pm and May 3 @ 7:00pm

    As a Zone Choreographer you will:

    -Work with Zone students to either create a new dance or refine an existing

    piece.

    -Have access to students who are passionate and committed dancers from a variety of dance backgrounds and have been selected through auditions.

    -Be provided rehearsal space!

    -Be compensated with 20 free dance classes, or 20 hours of personal rehearsal space, or a split of the two (good for one year).

    -Have your work produced over three evenings as part of the Zenon Dance Zone Concert.

    Please send your resume and a link to video samples of your choreography to molly@zenondance.org or call 612-338-1101 with any questions.

    Contact: Molly Johnston, molly@zenondance.org

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    39. AUDITION FOR ZENON DANCE ZONE

    Winter/Spring Audition: Wednesday, December 3

    Registration: 5:00 PM

    Audition Class: 5:30-7:00 PM

    Zenon Studio 4A

    Zenon Dance Zone is an intensive study and performance program that offers students the opportunity to study with first-rate instructors, work with area choreographers and perform in a studio concert at the end of the session. Students are chosen by audition and their tuition is subsidized by partial scholarship.

    The program is divided into two levels:

    Technique Level: Provides students the opportunity to enhance their creative and technical skills and explore new dance styles.

    Performance Level: Provides an opportunity for students to work with area choreographers and perform in an end-of-session concert.

    Tuition: UNLIMITED CLASSES at Zenon Dance School for the Winter/Spring

    Sessions!

    Technique Level-$490 (only $49 per week for 10 weeks*)

    Performance Level-$880 (only $44 per week for 20 weeks)

    (Payment plans available. Work-study opportunities available to help

    subsidize a portion of tuition.)

    *Auditions for the Spring Session Technique Level will be held in March.

    If you are interested in Zone but cannot attend the audition, please contact Zone Coordinator, Molly Johnston, to find out how you can still join!

    Contact: Molly Johnston, molly@zenondance.org

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    40. DANCE INSTRUCTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER AT MACALESTER COLLEGE

    The Macalester College Theatre and Dance Department invites applications for a faculty position in the Dance Program beginning August 2015. This is a part-time appointment with a salary of $35,000 – $36,000, benefits-eligible. The appointment includes choreographing for an annual concert, teaching dance theory and studio-based technique courses, and participating in departmental activities. The position will call upon the successful applicant’s reach as both a teacher/scholar and practitioner.

    Qualifications: College-level teaching experience required; MFA preferred.

    Responsibilities:

    *Teach beginning through advanced modern dance or ballet technique

    *Teach a combination of dance theory courses that may include, for example, a

    somatics-based course, dance history, and/or cultural studies

    *Choreograph work on students for a main-stage concert

    *Serve as an artistic adviser for student choreographers

    *Participate in departmental activities

    Application Guidelines and Deadline: Please submit the following to

    www.academicjobsonline.org:

    *Letter of application which addresses your qualifications for this position

    *Curriculum Vitae

    *Teaching Philosophy and Interests Statement

    *Three letters of reference

    *Link to choreographic work. (You may also mail in a DVD.)

    Questions may be directed to Wynn Fricke, Dance Program Director in the Department of Theatre and Dance, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105; or at wfricke@macalester.edu; 651-696-6329. Application review will begin December 1, 2014.

    Contact: Jeanne Arntzen, arntzen@macalester.edu

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    GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, and SCHOLARSHIPS

    41. MONDAY NIGHT GRANT CIRCLE

    Hey, y’all, the next Grant Circle will be next Monday, November 24th, 4-6PM in the Target Studio at the Cowles Center for Dance and the Performing Arts.

    We'll be meeting with some folks from MRAC to talk about the plethora of grants that they administer for half the time, and talking about Andrew Simonet's book "Making Your Life as an Artist" for the other half. You can find the book for free here: http://www.artistsu.org/making/#.VDxFT0s_tBU

    Please Come!

    What is Monday Night Grant Circle?

    Initiated by Michèle Steinwald and Sam Johnson to encourage and support discussions around grants and funding, Grant Circle is part social gathering, part information share, part professional development, part work session. It is time and space to ask questions, get feedback, and work work work on those grants. All are welcome!

    Contact: Sam Johnson, s_johnso@yahoo.com

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    SERVICES and SPECIAL OFFERS FOR DANCERS

    42. NEW REHEARSAL SPACE IN SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

    Movement Arts Center offers sprung wood floors and a sweet sensibility. BYO sound. On the bus line at 40th and Bryant Ave S in Minneapolis. Sliding scale fee based on what your needs and hours are: please contact Nina at 612-333-8635.

    Contact: Amy Lamphere, a-lamp@earthlink.net

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    43. REHEARSAL/CLASS SPACE AVAILABLE IN BLOOMINGTON AND SOUTH MINNEAPOLIS

    Great location at 3010 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis. Jawaahir Dance Company studio at the corner of Minnehaha and Lake behind Patrick’s Cabaret. Over 2000 square feet with windows, 2 mirrored walls, and a sprung hardwood floor.

    Off-street parking. Only 2 blocks from the Lake Street / Midtown light rail station, and on the 7, 21, 27, and 53 bus routes. Fully handicapped accessible.

    Bloomington location at 9050 Lyndale Ave in the lower level of the Great Bear Shopping Center. Bright space of 900 square feet with one full mirrored wall and one partial. Double ballet barres. Small sitting area.

    Visit our website at http://jawaahir.org/SpaceRental.htm for photo and more information.

    Email Eileen at genmanager@jawaahir.org or call 612-872-6050 for pricing and availability.

    Contact: Eileen Goren, genmanager@jawaahir.org

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    44. TU DANCE CENTER STUDIO AVAILABLE FOR RENT

    TU Dance Center is offering its spacious dance studio for rent when available.

    TU Dance Center has a 33x56 feet dance studio with sprung floor and Marley-type surface, fixed and portable barres, mirrors, grand piano, sound equipment, high ceilings and natural light. The Center also features an air conditioned green room, kitchenette and dressing room, and free off-street parking.

    TU Dance Center is convenient to both Minneapolis and St. Paul from I-94/Vandalia exit. Find us on the north side of University Avenue, one block east of Vandalia, located directly behind Subway on the building's east side: 2121 University Avenue West, St. Paul, 55114.

    Please email abdo.sayegh@tudance.org for rates and more information.

    Contact: Abdo Sayegh, abdo.sayegh@tudance.org

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    45. MARLEY FOR RENT FROM ZENON DANCE COMPANY

    Need marley for an upcoming performance? Zenon has black marley available.

    Six rolls - $35/roll/week (minimum one-week rental)

    Dimensions:

    5x30

    5x35'10"

    5x35'8"

    5x36

    5x34'6"

    5x36

    Email adia@zenondance.org or call 612-338-1101 to reserve.

    Contact: Adia Morris, adia@zenondance.org


    46. HOLISTIC WELLNESS AND SOMATIC BODYWORK WITH TAJA WILL

    With the cold set in and our bodies attempting to walk on ice and adjust from temperature changes, it is a perfect time to check in with your self care practice. From now until the New Year I am offering a dancer rate of $45-60 for hour long sessions. My modalities include somatic & structural bodywork, bio-organismic awareness and energy medicine.

    To book a session visit my website at www.tajawill.com or email tajawill@gmail.com

    Contact: Taja Will, tajawill@gmail.com

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    47. DANCE STUDIO FOR RENT

    Excellent LARGE dance studio for rent approx 16 ft x 60 ft with large changing room and kitchen. In South Mpls above Roberts Shoes. Rent is approx. $1,500 per month + utilities.

    Contact: Mark Simon at Roberts Shoes, 612-823-7229

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